Ireland is a place where innovation thrives and foreign direct investment finds a home. Thirty years ago, just 5,200 worked in an industry characterised by basic manufacturing. Now, the originator pharmaceutical companies directly employ 30,000 people.
Women's Health Infertility treatment can be a daunting prospect with many different services and technologies available. Many patients come into clinics every year with the same queries around the variety of treatment options and the latest available technology. Mostly, they want to know how it will all help improve their chances of having a baby.
Women's Health A lot of people, including massage therapists, hold the belief that massage spreads cancer. This is NOT true. And to continually repeat this erroneous information denies people who are really in need of therapeutic touch from experiencing a powerfully relaxing and nurturing massage.
Women's Health The Referendum on the Eighth Amendment represented a momentous shift in how Ireland responds to women's healthcare needs. The National Women's Council of Ireland believes development of a Women's Health Action Plan in 2019 has the potential to embed real and sustained change for women's experience of healthcare.
Women's Health For most women who are diagnosed with breast cancer that involves their breast and lymph nodes, once they are treated, their cancer never returns. Women with metastatic breast cancer are those whose breast cancer has spread to other organs such as bone, liver or lung. Metastatic breast cancer is very treatable but in most cases it is not cured. In most cases, metastatic breast cancer cannot be cured.
Women's Health As women become older, changes in their body can impact their lives, whether that’s difficulty sleeping, becoming more emotional or mind fog. A recent bout of media attention on the changes women go through while ageing has been helpful in raising awareness.